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  • Texas Woman’s University – Denton Campus



The Department of Sociology and Social Work at Texas Woman’s University seeks to fill a tenure track, assistant professor position to teach courses at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels and conduct research in criminology/criminal justice beginning September 1, 2016. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology/Criminal Justice (18 graduate hours). The Department of Sociology and Social Work contributes significantly to the mission of the University through scholarly endeavors, engagement of students, and outreach to the community and profession. The department, with 10 full-time faculty and approximately 500 majors, provides courses in sociology, criminal justice, and social work, and offers undergraduate degrees in sociology, in criminal justice, and in social work as well as M.A. and Ph.D. programs in sociology. Preference will be given to applicants with areas of expertise in gender, justice, and crime, in community corrections, and/or in sociology of law. Applicants must be committed to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and play a role in mentoring students in criminology/criminal justice. Evidence of an active agenda of research and scholarship is required. In addition to the application items listed above, please submit a scholarly writing sample.

Date Closed: Review of applications will begin September 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title– Assistant Professor of Sociology – and job code number – 15AS-SOWK1.

Texas Woman’s University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation’s largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU’s graduate and undergraduate population of over 15,000, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation’s fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at

Texas Woman’s University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate’s ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman’s University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.